Like any profession, establishing a career in law is an ongoing educational process. Lawyers and solicitors do not stop learning the moment they are qualified - indeed, having the drive to continuously acquire new skills is the key to a long and successful career.
As such, many of the most essential lessons that lawyers learn will not come during their training, but through their day-to-day experiences of practising law and dealing with practical responsibilities. By taking on these lessons early on in their career, professionals can gain a much clearer understanding of how to meet the needs of their clients, manage their demanding workloads and ultimately advance their careers.
Here, we have reached out to a number of legal sector professionals and asked them to share some of the most important pieces of career advice they would choose to share with their younger selves if given the chance…